The Developmental Disabilities Assistance
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||A Study of the Definition of DD, HEW #105-76-5004 Abt Associates, February 1, 1977.
of The National Task Force on the Definition of DD Submitted to Congressional
Committees (October 1977) Elinor Gollay, Abt Associates.
||Program Data Review – A Compilation of Rates of Prevalence of the Developmental Disabilities, US Dept. HEW
the Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on The Study of the Potential Impact
of the Definition Recommended by the National Task Force on the Definition of
DD, HEW 105-78-5003 February 5-6, 1979. Morgan Management Systems, Inc.
the Second Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on The Study of the Potential
Impact of the Definition Recommended by the National Task Force on the
Definition of DD, HEW 105-78-5003 June 11-12, 1979. Morgan Management
and Functional Description of the DD Population in the U.S. by Major Life
Activities as Defined in the DD Act by Elizabeth Boggs and R. Lee Henney EMC
Inst, (no date but references the 1978 DD Act).
Definition of DD (second draft), March 1980, by Elinor Gollay.
Definition of DD by Elinor Gollay, June 1981.
on the Implications of Modifying the Definition of a DD, Elinor Gollay,
Gollay & Associates, June 1981.
Tools for Identifying the DD Population by R. Lee Henney, ICP, April &
||Issues Regarding Operationalizing the Federal Definition of Developmental Disability; Michael W. Smull, Michael L. Sachs